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Laguna Humantay Day Trip from Cusco

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Tour Details

Laguna Humantay Day Trip is a trip to new natural wonder in Cusco. Located in the village of Mollepata, and under the glacier mountain that gives it its name, Humantay Lake of Cuzco is wonderful, magical and beautiful for all those travelers who come to explore the lagoon and for a long time, the laguna Humantay was part of the alternative hike to Machu Picchu, Salkantay trek . In spite of that some time ago, Happy Gringo started to make the route to visit Laguna Humantay on a Day Trip, and no longer have to do the trekking of multiple days to explore this impressive area. Definitely Laguna Humantay Day Trip from Cusco is for you!

Laguna Humantay Day Trip

Happy Gringo operates the tour on a daily basis the whole year. Therefore, it is recommended to reserve the tour months in advance; so that you will experience the impressive Humantay lake in Cusco with locally owned operator of your trekking of Laguna Humantay.

 

 

Departure & Return Location

Cusco Hotel Transfer

Departure Time

0400 AM

Price Includes

  • Cusco Hotel Transfer
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Bi-Lingual Guide (English and Spanish)
  • All Transportation

Price Excludes

  • Entrance Fees (10 Soles)
  • Dinner
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tips

Things To Carry

  • Sunscreen and Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Peruvian Soles in cash
Why You Have to Visit Laguna Humantay?
  • Discover a sacred wildernesss on a hike of Humantay Lake (Natural wonder of Cusco).
  • Explore the turquoise glacial waters of Humantay Lake, leisure for photo hiking the surrounding area
  • Experience Humantay Lake, 4,150 meters - 13,720 feet above sea level and get wonderful views
  • Immerse yourself in a sacred landscape and get the chance to arrive by foot to Humantay Lake
  • Pass by the spectacular Salkantay and witness the beauty of the mountain
  • Enjoy a tasty lunch and organic breakfast in the base camp of Salkantay path
  • Dip your feet in the freezing cold lake, or if you're intrepid simply go in turquoise waters at the base of the Humantay glacier. Clean your soul, mind and body like the Inkas.
  • Experience the gem that is the lake, which gathers water from the glacier sitting atop
What is The Best Time to Visit Laguna Humantay ?

According to us, The best time for doing this wonderful trek will be during the dry season, from April to October. Trekking on rainy season November to March along the Andes is more brave, defiance but more colorful – why? Because during the rainy season the Peruvian Andes is blooming.

During the dry season, the weather is cold, strong winds but there is no rain whatever, the path is not muddy or wet either. Get yourself really warm clothing, good hiking equipments and you will be satisfied of being in Humantay trek.

Itinerary

Cusco - Humantay - Cusco

We will be leaving from Cusco early in the morning. Before reaching the starting point of the trek, we will have a brief stop to grab some breakfast. After breakfast, we will continue our drive to Mollepata, starting point of the Laguna Humantay Trek.

Here our guide will give you a quick short briefing before commencing our trek up the hill. We will be spending a lot of time on the shores of the lagoon witnessing the ethereal beauty. Later, we will start descending to the same place where we started the trek for lunch.

Soak up the stunning views before you return to Cusco for a refreshing cold chicha drink (a fermented or non-fermented beverage usually derived from maize in Mollepata).

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Necter Benjamin

Couple Traveller

Marko and his team were simply the best, we enjoyed our Lake Humantay trip with them.

January 22, 2020

Daniel Janie

Solo Traveller

t was certainly the best experience .. LAGUNA HUMANTAY with Happy Gringo Tours
It is a unique and magical destination to discover, walking towards the lagoon allows you to appreciate the great magnitude and beauty that the place has.
Marco who more than a guide became an adventure companion, made the tour a pleasant experience … all the agency staff made it really special from the first moment we received good attention and guidance.

January 7, 2020

Plant Cord

Solo Traveller

ENJOY A LOT OF MAKING THE WALK TO LA LAGUNA HUMANTAY
I had a great day walking towards LAGUNA HUMANTAY, everything seemed perfect, there are good landscapes, you enjoy nature and its snowfall, RECOMMEND GO TO LA LAGUNA has beautiful landscapes, the tour was great from the transport, the staff Agency that took care of making the food and the guide who was very sociable.

October 15, 2019

Samuel Marrson

Solo Traveller

It was a great experience to do the tour with HAPPY GRINGO TOURS, the LAGUNA HUMANTAY has a spectacular landscape, it is definitely a unique experience, everything is very different from the traditional.

October 8, 2019

Enisa Mehernosh

Solo Traveller

Everything on my trip to Laguna Humantay was fantastic and all thanks to the guide Marko. He is very attentive and never made me feel rushed or ushered. I hiked up at my own pace and he always stood by me ensuring that I was fairing well. Very nice experience.

September 26, 2019
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